This week’s drink is a classic tropical cocktail that I first had in Hawaii many years ago. An island favorite for sitting in the sun, the lava flow is a combination of fresh strawberry purée, coconut, pineapple juice and rum (for flavor). You can make the strawberry purée ahead of time and use left overs on pancakes or ice cream.
If you’re loving the summer farmers market as much as we are, this is a drink for you! Apricots in the store are often hard and sour.
We used the homemade cherry bitters from this recipe. It’s a super-easy recipe, but you can definitely substitute store-bought cherry bitters. If you use commercial cherry bitters or another type of bitters, such as Angostura, be aware that they will be a little stronger and so you will … Read more
1 Bottle (750 ml) Light Rum
4 oz. Apricot Brandy
2 Cups Grapefruit Juice
1 Cup Pineapple Juice
Juice of 3 Lemons
4 Cups Club Soda
Combine all ingredients in a large punch bowl. Add a large block of ice.
Float orange slices on top.